Former Olympic athlete Linford Christie looks at some stunt driving at Silverstone race track, Kate Sanderson meets the world's youngest chef in Los Angeles, and Jez Edwards meets two record challengers.
The next programme is on Friday at 5.10pm
An intimate portrait of London Zoo and Whipsnade Park. showing in a twice-weekly series. Head keeper Ray Charter awaits the arrival of a female Persian leopard for breeding, dentist Peter Kertesz operates on an Indian sloth bear, and senior keeper Malcolm Fitzpatrick devises a scheme to keep the bears entertained. The next episode is tomorrow at 7pm. Producer Sally Evans
Series producer Michael Houldey
Relax-Ay-Voo. Ben wants to go to France for Christmas, but Bill is determined to stay at home.
Written by Andrew Marshall
Director/Producer Richard Boden
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The Shark Summer season continues with actor Neil Morrissey 's encounter with the sharks off the Pacific islands Palau and Yap. His two-week diving excursion brings him into close contact with sharks engaged in a feeding frenzy, as well as jellyfish and manta rays. See today's choices. Producers Neil Nightingale , MarySummerill Executive producer Michael Gunton
Digital widescreen + Life at the shark end: page 22
Carol Smillie takes the live midweek National Lottery Draw on the road around the UK.
Series producer Siobhan Mulholland
Digital widescreen NOTE: previous winning numbers from lottery draws are available on Ceefax page 555 or by calling
Continuing the series in which Professor
Robert Winston examines the science of identical twins, and asks what it can reveal about human genetics and behaviour.
Tonight he uses the behavioural similarities exhibited by twins who were separated at birth and reunited in adulthood to examine the influence genes have in shaping personalities. See today's choices.
Series producer Judith Bunting
Executive producer Michael Mosley
Desperate for change, Jackie gives up her flat and discards most of her possessions as she prepares to go abroad.
Mr Gilbert puts the 3,000 wigs and 2,000 false moustaches in his shop in mothballs before he and Joyce take their annual holiday in Blackpool. And Kelly accepts a modelling assignment in Tokyo, keeping her away from her boyfriend on her birthday.
Producer Vanessa Frances ; Series editor Bridget Sneyd
Hormones Going Haywire
Adolescents describe their feelings about the many changes their bodies undergo during puberty. This film contains explicit images of body parts, specifically a depiction of tongue-piercing.
Director Lucy Blakstad ; Executive producer Clare Paterson Digital widescreen
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Highlights from the Meeting de Paris, the third Golden League meeting of the season.
Presented by Roger Black , with commentary provided by Steve Cram , Paul Dickenson and Stuart Storey ........................
Erotic thriller starring
Stephanie, the young bride of an elderly Argentinian judge, escapes from her husband to find herself drawn into the twenties' tango underworld of Buenos Aires.
Director Leonard Schrader (1990, 18)
* See Films: pp 44-50 **
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